Board Of Control For Cricket In India

  • BCCI should appoint Virat Kohli as Test captain: Mohammad Azharuddin -1337123207 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Former India captain Mohammad Azharuddin on Wednesday said that BCCI should think of appointing young Virat Kohli as the Test captain after India's drubbing in the longest format in the recently concluded series in England. The 51-year-old came down heavily on skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni and said,"You don't survive as...
  • BCCI working committee set to discuss AGM, Shastri's contract 6 days ago

    Chennai: The all-powerful working committee meeting of the BCCI will take place on Friday to discuss about deferring the AGM and a longer tenure for Team Director Ravi Shastri, who in all likelihood would be requested to guide India till next year's World Cup. There are two meetings scheduled to be...
  • BCCI secretary Sanjay Patel sacked by Baroda CA, alleges vendetta politics 1 week ago

    New Delhi: The BCCI secretary Sanjay Patel, wasremoved from the secretary's post by his own state association Baroda CA on Wednesday after a city civil court in Vadodara rejected his plea to be reinstated in BCA's managing committee. While BCCI secretary Patel alleged it as a "vendetta politics" from the other...
  • Aditya Verma trying to convince Sharad Pawar for BCCI elections September 19, 2014

    Mumbai: The petitioner in the IPL6 spotfixing case, Aditya Verma, on Friday said he is trying to convince Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) President Sharad Pawar to contest for the Cricket Board's presidential elections. "I feel this is the right time for Mr. Pawar to take us out of this mess and...
  • Future of India's coach will be decided at Working Committee meeting: Sanjay Patel September 17, 2014

    New Delhi: The future of India's bowling coach Joe Dawes and fielding consultant Trevor Penny will be decided at the allimportant Working Committee meeting of the BCCI scheduled in Chennai on September 26. While the fate of annual AGM will be one of the primary agendas but the fate of the...
  • Green Park to host only Test matches: Rajeev Shukla September 17, 2014

    Kanpur: Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association (UPCA) secretary Rajeev Shukla on Wednesday said that new stadium will be built in the state to host IPL and limitedover matches while Green Park will be used solely as a Test venue. "To host big tournaments like the IPL, a city should have at least...
  • Manohar blasts Srinivasan, vows to oppose Lalit Modi's reentry into BCCI September 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Former board president Shashank Manohar on Saturday accused his successor N. Srinivasan of taking advantage of the amendment of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) constitution for seeking a third term in office and vowed to oppose Lalit Modi's reentry. Manohar also ruled out contesting the...
  • BCCI Constitution amended for Arun Jaitley not Srinivasan: Manohar September 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Former board president Shashank Manohar Saturday ruled out contesting the impending elections against N. Srinivasan and accused his successor of taking advantage of the amendment of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) constitution for seeking a third term in office. Manohar said the board's constitution was...
  • BCCI's enormous power not good for cricket, says Geoffrey Boycott September 7, 2014

    London: Days after cricketing legend Ian Botham called for Indian Premier League (IPL) to be scrapped, former England captain Geoffrey Boycott has said it is not the T20 tournament but the Indian cricket board wielding enormous power that is detrimental to the game. Reacting to Botham's comments about the IPL being...
  • No bitter feelings, says Ajay Sharma after court clears him September 5, 2014

    New Delhi: After a fight of 14 long years, former Delhi captain Ajay Sharma can finally look forward to beginning a new chapter in his life after a District Court cleared him of all charges related to matchfixing which had led the BCCI to impose a life ban on him. "It's...
  • BCCI members to discuss AGM impasse on September 7 September 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The current logjam pertaining to the BCCI's Annual General Meeting will come up for discussion when the members of the affiliated units meet at an "informal gathering" in Chennai on Sunday. While BCCI secretary Sanjay Patel told PTI that "date for the Working Committee meeting has not been decided...
  • BCCI noncommittal on AGM postponement September 2, 2014

    Chennai: Maintaining a noncommittal stand on the postponement of Annual General Meeting (AGM), BCCI Interim President Shivlal Yadav on Tuesday avoided a question on the subject during the signing of an MoU between the board and the MRF Pace Foundation. "This is not the appropriate forum to discuss BCCI matters," said...
  • BCCI signs fiveyear deal with MRF Pace Foundation September 2, 2014

    Chennai: The MRF Pace Foundation ON Tuesday inked an agreement with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) which will send pace bowlers with potential to the academy for training under former Australian great Glenn McGrath. The broad lines of the MOU includes a tieup between the pace foundation...
  • Restructured Duleep Trophy can help India in Test turnaround September 2, 2014

    Of all the formats, most teams would like to be at number one in Tests. No doubt there is pride and prestige attached to it. It is with such high ambition, Steve Waugh brought his all conquering side to India calling the tour the ultimate frontier, looking for a series win...
  • I will oppose if Srinivasan or BCCI tries to delay annual general meeting: Verma August 30, 2014

    New Delhi: The face of the anti N Srinivasan camp Aditya Verma on Friday said that he will "oppose" any kind of move from either BCCI or their presidentinexile N Srinivasan to try and delay the Annual General Meeting of the cricket board which is slated to be held by...
  • India should make ICC more democratic: PCB Chief Shahryar Khan August 30, 2014

    Newlyappointed Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Shahryar Khan wants cricketing "powerhouse" India to encourage "democracy" in the functioning of the ICC after being forced to let BCCI have the control of the governing body along with England and Australia. PCB was the last of the ICC members to give its consent...
  • Former BCCI president IS Bindra to withdraw from cricket affairs August 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Inderjit Singh Bindra, who played a pivotal role in India hosting three World Cups, has decided to withdraw from cricket affairs and as a first step he is likely to hand over the reins of the Punjab Cricket Association to fellowIndian Administrative Service (IAS) officer D.P. Reddy. Bindra, a...
  • IPL probe panel will not meet Indian players in England August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: The retired Justice Mukul Mudgalled IPL probe committee on Wednesday made it clear that they will not be travelling to England to interact with members of the Indian cricket team. "The Committee or any of its members also have no intention of travelling outside the country for any interaction...
  • Duncan Fletcher is free to quit, says BCCI official August 19, 2014

    New Delhi: With Ravi Shastri being appointed as the Director of the Indian cricket team, the days of current chief coach Duncan Fletcher seems to be numbered as there is a question mark about his presence during the upcoming home series against the West Indies. "Duncan has no powers left whatsoever....
  • BCCI treasurer has 3 offices, including a 5star hotel suite August 16, 2014

    Successive cricket board treasurers have often asked for the beefing up of their office because of the nature of bookkeeping they have to maintain. As a bonanza, the incumbent has not one, two but three offices including a plush fivestar hotel suite! The Board of Control for Cricket in India...
  • Government has no intention to take over BCCI, says Sports Minister August 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The government on Wednesday said taking over the Indian Cricket Board was not a "feasible" option since the BCCI was an autonomous body but it will try to bring the cricket body under the ambit of the Right to Information Act. Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal was responding to a...
  • BCCI invites bids for title sponsorship August 5, 2014

    Mumbai: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday invited title sponsorship bids for its international and domestic matches. "The Marketing Committee of the BCCI met at Mumbai to finalize the ITT (Invitation to Tender) for title sponsorship rights for BCCI international and domestic matches for the period...
  • Response for cricket in Incheon Asian Games August 2, 2014

    Mumbai: Cricket has elicited lukewarm response from the full ICC members of the continent for the upcoming Incheon Asian Games with India skipping the event altogether and Pakistan electing to send only their women's team. "For upcoming 2104 Asian Games, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka will be sending both men and...
  • BCCI may not appeal, wants to end AndersonJadeja controversy August 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Left redfaced after the ICC judicial commissioner Gordon Lewis found England seamer James Anderson "not guilty" of pushing Ravindra Jadeja during the Trent Bridge Test match, the BCCI has gone a bit on the backfoot as they are yet to decide on their next course of action. "We are...
  • Anderson found not guilty, India miffed August 2, 2014

    The ICC hearing that took place on Friday found James Anderson not guilty of pushing Ravindra Jadeja during the Trent Bridge Test. ...
  • Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad are venues for WI Tests July 26, 2014

    New Delhi: The BCCI Tours and Fixtures Committee has shortlisted Bangalore, Ahmedabad and Hyderabad for India's threeTest series against the West Indies during October and November this year. The committee has allotted the five ODIs to Kolkata, Visakhapatnam, Cuttack, Dharamsala and Kochi while Delhi's Feroz Shah Kotla will be hosting its...
  • SC relieves Sunil Gavaskar as interim BCCI chief July 19, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday relieved legendary cricketer Sunil Gavaskar as the interim president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in charge of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2014 and said that he was free to take up any assignment. The apex court bench headed by...
  • Ravi Shastri hails ICC for choosing Srinivasan as chairman July 9, 2014

    Kolkata: Former India skipper Ravi Shastri has hailed International Cricket Council (ICC) for choosing the beleaguered BCCI supremo N Srinivasan as its first chairman. "If you want my answer, It's a very good choice," the cricketer turned commentator said on Srinivasan being appointed ICC chairman despite the Supreme Court stripping off...
  • SWOT Analysis: the Board of Control for Cricket in India April 2, 2014

    It is tempting to do a SWOT (Strength, Weakness, Opportunity and Threat) analysis on the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) running the most popular game in the country for which it receives more often brickbats than bouquets. In a country where cricket is deemed religion and for...
  • D-Day for Indian cricket, SC to pass orders on CSK, RR and Srinivasan March 28, 2014

    New Delhi: It is D-day for Indian cricket as the deadline for the Board of Control for Cricket in India to respond to the Supreme Court's blueprint for cleaning up cricket administration after the IPL mess ends on Friday. The apex court is set to pass an interim order on...